S.566 - A bill to limit the civil liability of business entities that provide facility tours.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Santorum, Rick [R-PA] (Introduced 04/14/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/15/1998 Referred to Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.566 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/14/1997)
Exempts a business entity from civil liability for any injury or death occurring at the entity's facility if: (1) such injury or death occurs during a tour of the facility in an area that is not otherwise accessible to the general public; and (2) the entity authorized the tour. Provides an exception for an entity's act or omission that constitutes gross negligence or intentional misconduct, including crimes of violence or acts of international terrorism, hate crimes, sexual offenses, or misconduct that violates Federal or State civil rights laws.
Provides that this Act shall not apply in a State that enacts a statute to that effect if all parties to an action are citizens of that State.